Valencia MotoGP: Folger takes Moto3 pole

By Liam Marsden -

MotoGP

 10 November 2012 12:41

Aspar KTM rider Jonas Folger has taken the second pole position of his career at Valencia today for the final race of the 2012 season.

Folger will start ahead of Spaniard Miguel Oliveira and Frenchman Luis Salom. Moto3 champion Sandro Cortese will start his final Moto3 race from fourth place on the grid.

Maverick Vinales - who will hope to secure second place in the championship will start from fifth on the grid.

KTM rider Danny Kent will start from seventh on the grid in his final Moto3 race before moving up to the Moto2 class with Tech 3 next year.

Brit John McPhee, who was quickest yesterday in damp conditions, will start from 29th on the grid ahead of fellow Brit Danny Webb in 34th.

1 94 Jonas FOLGER GER Mapfre Aspar Team Moto3 Kalex KTM 219.0 1'41.263 
2 44 Miguel OLIVEIRA POR Estrella Galicia 0,0 Suter Honda 219.5 1'41.316 0.053 / 0.053
3 39 Luis SALOM SPA RW Racing GP Kalex KTM 222.6 1'41.441 0.178 / 0.125
4 11 Sandro CORTESE GER Red Bull KTM Ajo KTM 224.4 1'41.506 0.243 / 0.065
5 25 Maverick VIÑALES SPA Blusens Avintia FTR Honda 220.2 1'41.774 0.511 / 0.268
6 7 Efren VAZQUEZ SPA JHK t-shirt Laglisse FTR Honda 218.0 1'41.828 0.565 / 0.054
7 52 Danny KENT GBR Red Bull KTM Ajo KTM 223.8 1'41.952 0.689 / 0.124
8 27 Niccolò ANTONELLI ITA San Carlo Gresini Moto3 FTR Honda 220.7 1'42.045 0.782 / 0.093
9 96 Louis ROSSI FRA Racing Team Germany FTR Honda 218.6 1'42.078 0.815 / 0.033
10 19 Alessandro TONUCCI ITA Team Italia FMI FTR Honda 222.8 1'42.194 0.931 / 0.116
11 5 Romano FENATI ITA Team Italia FMI FTR Honda 222.3 1'42.241 0.978 / 0.047
12 12 Alex MARQUEZ SPA Ambrogio Next Racing Suter Honda 219.9 1'42.380 1.117 / 0.139
13 26 Adrian MARTIN SPA JHK t-shirt Laglisse FTR Honda 215.9 1'42.461 1.198 / 0.081
14 84 Jakub KORNFEIL CZE Redox-Ongetta-Centro Seta FTR Honda 219.1 1'42.476 1.213 / 0.015
15 41 Brad BINDER RSA RW Racing GP Kalex KTM 223.0 1'42.497 1.234 / 0.021
16 55 Hector FAUBEL SPA Andalucia JHK t-shirt Laglisse FTR Honda 219.9 1'42.560 1.297 / 0.063
17 63 Zulfahmi KHAIRUDDIN MAL AirAsia-Sic-Ajo KTM 222.0 1'42.698 1.435 / 0.138
18 42 Alex RINS SPA Estrella Galicia 0,0 Suter Honda 221.7 1'42.799 1.536 / 0.101
19 61 Arthur SISSIS AUS Red Bull KTM Ajo KTM 226.1 1'42.804 1.541 / 0.005
20 29 Luca AMATO GER Mapfre Aspar Team Moto3 Kalex KTM 220.7 1'42.974 1.711 / 0.170
21 58 Juan Francisco GUEVARA SPA Wild Wolf BST FTR Honda 217.5 1'43.003 1.740 / 0.029
22 31 Niklas AJO FIN TT Motion Events Racing KTM 221.9 1'43.011 1.748 / 0.008
23 32 Isaac VIÑALES SPA Ongetta-Centro Seta FTR Honda 218.0 1'43.175 1.912 / 0.164
24 89 Alan TECHER FRA Technomag-CIP-TSR TSR Honda 215.6 1'43.419 2.156 / 0.244
25 8 Jack MILLER AUS Caretta Technology Honda 218.7 1'43.430 2.167 / 0.011
26 65 Philipp OETTL GER HP Moto Kalex Kalex KTM 219.7 1'43.692 2.429 / 0.262
27 9 Toni FINSTERBUSCH GER Racing Team Germany Honda 215.5 1'43.722 2.459 / 0.030
28 30 Giulian PEDONE SWI Ambrogio Next Racing Suter Honda 218.5 1'43.971 2.708 / 0.249
29 17 John McPHEE GBR Caretta Technology KRP Honda 218.9 1'44.478 3.215 / 0.507
30 28 Josep RODRIGUEZ SPA Moto FGR FGR Honda 219.9 1'44.502 3.239 / 0.024
31 80 Armando PONTONE ITA IodaRacing Project Ioda 214.2 1'44.693 3.430 / 0.191
32 3 Luigi MORCIANO ITA Ioda Team Italia Ioda 213.0 1'44.778 3.515 / 0.085
33 51 Kenta FUJII JPN Technomag-CIP-TSR TSR Honda 219.4 1'44.893 3.630 / 0.115
34 99 Danny WEBB GBR Mahindra Racing Mahindra 213.0 1'44.933 3.670 / 0.040
35 95 Miroslav POPOV CZE Mahindra Racing Mahindra 209.6 1'45.082 3.819 / 0.149